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. president obama the first to mention gay rights in his address >> >> stephanie: yahoo! >> that's all right. and the celebrate ory continued last night at the ball. advocates want to make sure they extend equal benefits to same-sex spousing. so far president obama has declined to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against lgbt employees. and with one case on prop 8 another on the defense of marriage act next month. there is one more big ball left tonight -- i just wanted to say that. [ giggling ] >> both the president and vice president will at ten tonight's staff ball which will include a performance by lady gaga. the man who lost to president obama is staying far away from washington, d.c. he is in la jolla, the first not to hold an elected d.c. spot at the time that would have made it logical for him to be in town. >> stephanie: poor loser. >> and it is the anniversary of roe v. wade. 70% of american believe the ruling should be upheld. this is the first time in ten years a majority has indicated support. we're back after the
. good morning, everybody. president obama's second term nominations continue at 2:30 this afternoon the president will announce he would like to nominate mary joe white to chair the securities and exchange commission. also the president planning to renominate richard chordry to head up the consumer protection bureau. and senator john kerry starts his confirmation hearings today on his way to becoming the next secretary of state. he is likely to have a very easy go of it because he has been on the committee for 28 years, but also because he is well prepared for the job. his father was a service officer, and he is a vietnam veteran. once he makes it through committee he faces a vote from the full senate which takes place next week. vice president biden is calling what is called a fire side chat. he will be on google plus and hold a hangout. if you want to participate you can see it streaming live at white house.gov, and you are post questions on those pages. we're back after the break. stay with us. than this. (vo) current's award winning original series is back wi
schechner. >> i do it all. look at that. good morning everybody. president obama, vice president biden meeting today with law enforcement officials from three communities rocked by gun violence. new tossen police chief michael kehoe along with his counter parts from aurora, colorado and oak creek wisconsin where a gunman killed six people and wounded four others at a sikh temple in august. u.s. attorney general eric holder and homeland security secretary janet napolitano will be sitting in as they have in many of the meetings that vice president biden had been holding along the way. also representatives from the major city's chiefs and major sheriff's associations. s the conversations continue as congress gets ready to start weighing the white house's recommendations for gun control measures and members of both chambers have introduced legislation to ban assault weapons and put limitations on high-capacity magazines. also, the senate judiciary committee is set to hold its first hearings on the measures on wednesday. >>> president obama also welcoming the miami heat to the white house t
:14. vice president biden seated next then president obama then we get the invocation from marley evers williams. eves widow. justice sotomayor swears in the justice. john roberts swears in the president. we'll hear his inaugural address around noon. all of this is just pomp and circumstance because the president actually was sworn in for his second term yesterday. he had a quiet ceremony in the blue room of the white house with family and some media. his first action of his second term was hugging his family and saying to sasha i did it. isn't that sweet? there is a constitutional requirement that he has to be sworn in by noon on the 20th which is why they had to do it yesterday. >> stephanie: i didn't realize we were still here. i'm not used to it. hi. >> just drink your coffee. sit there and look pretty. >> after today this is an interesting tidbit, president obama will match president franklin roosevelt's president of being sworn in four times because last year chief justice roberts flubbed the official oath and they had to do it again out of an abundance of caution. yesterday he wa
them to justice. and i stood with president obama in the rose garden as he spoke of an act of terror. it's also important to recall that in that same period, we were seeing violent attacks on our embassies in cairo tunis khartoum as well as large protests outside many other posts where thousands of our diplomats served. >> she's doing good! >> i ordered a review around the world with particular scrutiny for high-threat posts. i asked the department of defense to join interagencies security assessment teams and to dispatch hundreds of additional marine security guards. i named the first deputy assistant secretary of state for high-threat posts so missions in dangerous places get the attention they need. and we reached out to congress to help address physical vulnerabilities including risks from fire and to hire additional diplomatic security personnel. second, even as we took these steps, i hurried to appoint the accountability review board led by ambassador pickering and admiral mullen. so we could more fully understand from objective independent examination what went wrong and how t
the president. >> stephanie: yeah, no anti-obama rhetoric at all. >> oh, good. >> stephanie: rick in montana you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi, rick. >> caller: good morning, stephanie. how are you? >> stephanie: good, go ahead. >> caller: first of all it would be nice to see you on bill maher. >> stephanie: oh, thank you. bill talking to you. >> caller: diane feinstein introduced the bill to ban assault weapons and i don't think it is going to pass because we need 60 votes again -- >> stephanie: yeah we'll talk about that. i love dick durbin. he says they are all happy with it. and we'll talk about all of that and the assault weapon's ban and -- and right-wing world as we continue on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, b
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